Harriet Roberts

Interim BID Manager

Harriet is an exceptionally experienced BID Manager, former winner of the Great British High Street Award and former manager of the successful Blackburn BID which has recently just secured a revote for a further five years.

Harriet’s skill set and experience enables her to deliver inspiring work around place making, events, festivals and the arts. Harriet’s role is as the interim BIDs Project Manager, leading on the development and implementation of the key projects from the BID proposal.

To get in touch with Harriet, you can email warringtonbid@groundwork.org.uk or phone 07972 681715.


Isabelle Smith

Communications & Marketing Officer

Isabelle has a background in Advertising/ Marketing, along with Events/ Promotions/ Digital Design/ Social Media, in fact anything creative… she has probably tried it! Isabelle describes herself as efficient, proactive and persistent and will bring a fresh approach to marketing the town centre through this new role.

As a nearby resident to Warrington, Isabelle is looking forward to working with business and organisations across the town centre to improve the business and consumer experience. She is thrilled to be part of the BID team and excited to seeing how her work will benefit Warrington town centre over the coming 5 years of the BID.

To get in touch with Isabelle, you can email Isabelle.Smith@groundwork.org.uk or phone 07860 839314.


The Warrington BID Team is a new group of businesses who are determined to put forward a new business agenda for delivering improvements across Warrington town centre. The group includes representatives from retail, independent business, professional services, pubs / bars, leisure and entertainment.

Chair Person

  • Dawn McElroy-  Primark Stores Ltd

Vice Chair Person

  • Emma Hutchinson –  Culture Warrington

Executive BID Board Members

  • Greville Kelly – Groundwork
  • Jane Hough- Groundwork
  • Isabelle Smith- Groundwork
  • Ian Cox – Golden Square Shopping Centre
  • Ian Fitzsimons – The Auction Rooms Bar/ Acoustic Cafe
  • Marc Weall – Warrington Wolves
  • Neil Drum – Cheshire Police
  • Paul Blaney – Warrington Retail Market
  • Mark Walton – Skipton
  • Stephen Fitzsimons – Warrington & Co
  • Stephen Nickson – Dats Holding
  • Cllr Dan Price – Warrington Council
  • Andrew Hibbert- iSupply/ Real 5 Networking
  • Lynne Bennet- The Gateway
  • Debbie Wheatcroft- The Vet